New Melanoma Drug Boosts Survival Rates

Patients with advanced skin cancer can now hope to extend life. The new treatment unveiled at a cancer meeting in Chicago has been praised by the cancer care fraternity. Vemurafenib is an experimental drug that attacks the root of the cancerous source. Developed by...
Effectiveness of Daytrana Patches

Effectiveness of Daytrana Patches

Daytrana is an ADHD patch – a system that delivers methylphenidate, which is the same standard medication accessible in tablet forms such as Ritalin and Concerta. The uniqueness of this system is the way it’s delivered. It is a relatively new type of medication...
Potential New Drug Compound for Alzheimer’s Disease

Potential New Drug Compound for Alzheimer’s Disease

A potential new therapy for Alzheimer’s disease may be on the horizon after the discovery of a new compound. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego...
Nephropathy – Kidney Disease from Long Term Diabetes

Nephropathy – Kidney Disease from Long Term Diabetes

Nephropathy alone is damage or disease of the kidney; however, diabetic nephropathy is kidney disease that is associated with long-term diabetes also referred to as Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease or intercapillary glomerulonephritis. This disease affects the tiny blood...